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  • Three women from Georgetown Women in Medicine stand side by side
    GWIM Honors 'Role Models' in Medicine
    December 9, 2018

    At their annual awards ceremony and reception, Georgetown Women in Medicine recognized women on the faculty at Georgetown University Medical Center for their accomplishments in mentoring, leadership and more.

  • Jack DeGioia and Phyllis Magrab stand side by side, DeGioia displays a plaque he holds in one hand.
    Five Decades Focused on Giving a 'Voice' to Children — Locally to Globally
    November 17, 2018

    In recognition of her dedication to women and children locally and globally throughout her career, Phyllis R. Magrab, PhD, endowed professor of pediatrics and director of the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, was honored at the 11th Annual GUMC Convocation with the Lifetime Contribution to GUMC award.

  • Three people sit at a table before an audience
    Ten Years of Advocacy on the Hilltop and Beyond: Celebrating the Hoya MedAlliance
    November 7, 2018

    Born out of a university-wide commitment to support LGBTQ students at Georgetown, over the past decade the Hoya MedAlliance has grown into a group known for its advocacy, community work, mentorship, and support of LGBTQ students and allies at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

  • Stephen Ray Mitchell stands in an auditorium with participating speakers seated at tables nearby
    Medical Alumni Event Explores Current and Future Global Health Challenges
    November 3, 2018

    A panel convened by Georgetown University School of Medicine exploring some of the most pressing issues in global health was the kickoff event for Georgetown’s Medical Reunion weekend.

  • A series of READ Posters hangs along a wall
    READ Poster Campaign Unveils 2018 Honorees
    November 3, 2018

    Dahlgren Memorial Library recently announced the 2018 honorees in the READ Poster Campaign, which was launched to promote the importance of reading books in the liberal arts and humanities and now honors members of the GUMC community for their demonstration of cura personalis.

  • Dean Joy Williams smiles as she stands next to a portrait that depicts her sitting at her desk
    Honoring the Legacy of Dean Joy Phinizy Williams
    November 2, 2018

    The October 25 dedication and unveiling of the portrait of former Dean Joy Phinizy Williams honored a woman regarded as a pillar of wisdom and support at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

  • Nellie Darling speaks into a microphone that she holds in her hand
    ‘What Makes You More Than Medicine’ Emphasizes Student Wellness
    November 2, 2018

    Students, faculty and staff from across the School of Medicine and Medical Center community at Georgetown University came together for the third time to celebrate their creative talents and bring attention to serious topics such as student mental health and wellness.

  • Men and women sit at a table covered with white and blue plastic tablecloths in an auditorium
    Film Screening Celebrates Patient Safety Pioneer
    November 2, 2018

    A screening of a documentary film honoring the late John M. Eisenberg, MD, MBA, and subsequent panel discussion featuring medical educators and health care professionals from Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Health highlighted issues surrounding patient safety and the work being done to prevent medical errors.

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    Obese Mice Lose a Third of Their Fat Using a Natural Protein
    October 29, 2018

    A Georgetown University-led study investigating a protein for its possible role in cancer has instead found it to be a powerful regulator of metabolism.

  • A close up view of the exterior of Dahlgren Memorial Library that shows the building's name etched into the stone
    Dahlgren Memorial Library Serves As Champion of Student Needs in the Digital Age
    October 20, 2018

    A unique student-centric approach has allowed Georgetown University Medical Center’s Dahlgren Memorial Library to maintain its key role in GUMC’s culture and intellectual pursuits and made it the third most visited medical library in the nation.